The Lehi community held its annual 9/11 Day of Service with a wide variety of projects and partners on Saturday — joining thousands throughout the state doing similar service projects.
Despite common misconceptions of what homelessness looks like, the most common time for an individual to experience homelessness is during the first year of life.
Executive director of Unsheltered Utah, Wendy Garvin said, ‘Folks don’t have access to enough water, and so they get dehydrated pretty easily, and that leaves them very vulnerable to heat stroke.’
The Home Depot Foundation has invested more than $475 million in veteran causes and improved more than 55,000 veteran homes and facilities since 2011.
The plan consists of six interrelated goals with 22 strategic priorities beneath the goals.
Salt Lake City confirms there is nothing to indicate that the man’s death is suspicious, though the state medical examiner’s office is still investigating his cause of death.
The number of veterans and seniors on fixed incomes experiencing homelessness has been on the rise.
The new process, which creates an overlay zoning district, essentially allows any district in the city to possibly house a resource center, while also not specifying where those resource centers could be allowed.
The Aster was unveiled in a ribbon-cutting Tuesday with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and Salt Lake City Council members in attendance.
Denim Day is the longest-running sexual violence prevention and education campaign in history
The ban was issued in October 2021 shortly after she withdrew her support for a proposed homeless shelter in the Ballpark neighborhood.
The 2022 statewide Point-in-Time Count revealed there were 3,556 sheltered and unsheltered people experiencing homelessness on a given night.
The 60th anniversary will be marked with three full-length story ballets, world premieres, a broadcast and unique historic masterpieces, artistic director Adam Sklute announced.
HB499, which has now passed the House and is on its way to the Senate, is meant to address some of the shortfalls discovered this winter.
The Crossroads Urban Center, a nonprofit focused on low-income Utahns, discussed the report in its legislative update.
About 8:19 p.m., police responded to reports of a shooting near 1600 West Ivy Circle. When police arrived they found a 17-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
That decision came after published a story Wednesday reporting that an offer had been made to temporarily house those experiencing homelessness by helping fund the 2nd and 2nd Coalition’s “movie nights” at the First United Methodist Church over the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend in Salt Lake City, said Wendy Garvin
In a bid to show a “perfect” Salt Lake City off to the world, a new plan seeks to hide the city’s homeless population.
“Jackman’s arrest came as the three SLCPD patrol officers conducted proactive follow-up on this case around Fayette Avenue and 200 West,” a news release from the police department says.
“If the police care about people, if they care about protecting and serving they should be leaving this up. In fact, they should be helping in some kind of way,” Carl Moore said.
“If you can, please check on any vulnerable neighbors to make sure their heat is working and they have everything they need,” Salt Lake City Mayor, Erin Mendenhall wrote online.
Salt Lake police spokesman Brent Weisberg described the shooting as, ‘an incident involving a very dangerous person in our community.’
The report shows the significant financial impact child care issues pose on Utah’s economy, as well as the specific hurdles parents face while navigating child care and work.
‘You lose sleep over it. What can be done differently? And sometimes the answer is I don’t know,’ member of the Mountainland Continuum of Care, Heather Hogue said.
The woman’s identity has not been released and the investigation into the circumstances around her death are still ongoing.
“Experiencing homelessness is one of the roughest things that I’ve gone through in my life,” said Steffine Amodt, of the Salt Lake Valley Coalition to End Homelessness.
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall issued an emergency declaration to increase capacity at homeless shelters.